Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
807 PM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014

TXC375-381-160300-
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POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
807 PM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN RANDALL COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN POTTER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 805 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  A GROUP OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL OVER AMARILLO. VERY
  HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE CITY WITH UP TO AN
  ADDITIONAL INCH EXPECTED. RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL
  CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR...ESPECIALLY NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANYON...             AMARILLO...           PALO DURO CANYON...
  LAKE TANGLEWOOD...    BUSHLAND...           TIMBERCREEK CANYON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE LOW IMPACT FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE
AROUND BARRICADES SET UP TO BLOCK WATER COVERED ROADWAYS. THE
BARRICADES ARE SET UP FOR YOUR PROTECTION.

&&

LAT...LON 3530 10162 3490 10163 3489 10178 3506 10215
      3533 10200

$$

KNS





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